Favorite Analog Software Synth?

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Re: Favorite Analog Software Synth?

Post by MitchXI » Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:07 pm

Yeah, U-he ACE is great.

I'm not a fan of using it for vanilla-style filter work...
i.e. if you try and program a resonant sweep patch with it I'd say it comes up short, but it's great if you're doing a lot of audio-rate modulations.
I've programmed a lot of complex feedback FM-style things with it and it's a joy for that.
Really nice cross-mod pads too
filter-FM sequential style, etc.
possible to dial some great stuff.

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Re: Favorite Analog Software Synth?

Post by Ned Bouhalassa » Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:27 pm

Another +1 for Omnisphere. It's so deep, and there are so many sampled synth waveforms to start from. The built-in synth engine is outstanding.
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Re: Favorite Virtual Analog Software Synth? (FTFY)

Post by silikon » Thu Jul 07, 2011 7:42 pm

I have alot of "favorites" but this currently fits the bill as enormous time sink. Deep, massive, superb sounding, and a fresh take on semi-modular. Madrona Labs reference Buchla gear when describing their inspiration.

Check it out here.
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Re: Favorite Analog Software Synth?

Post by adekoyote » Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:28 am

DCAM's synth squad was my favorite before I got into programming the synth engine on the MC808. I really liked strobe. The overall problem of VST's is latency.

By far my favorite was Phosyon. I really liked the sequencer...and the fact you could route the midi to other synths

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Re: Favorite Analog Software Synth?

Post by Digitilizer » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:24 pm

Omnisphere all the way :)

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